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The legendary Queen Mary Ship in the port of Long Beach welcomes the return of a frightful Halloween tradition with their annual Dark Harbor event October 3
through November 2, 2013 from 7p.m. to midnight. There will be 17 haunted evenings for guests to experience the deadliest show on earth featuring a new horrific circus of spectacles, freaks and sideshows inspired by some of the ship’s most infamously haunted spirits and tales…
Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor is excited to introduce the newest character, The Ringmaster, as she orchestrates the freaks and monsters through the nightmare of evil. The Ringmaster, The Captain and their scary crew of ghosts including Samuel the Savage, Graceful Gale, Half-Hatch Henry and Scary Mary have conjured up an all-new bloodcurdling vintage circus under the big top tent inside the deadly dome.
“Through the actual haunted history of the ship we are able to increase the fright factor for Dark Harbor each year,” commented JJ Wickham, production designer and art director of Dark Harbor. “With the new Ringmaster spirit and her cast of freaks leading the circus- inspired festivities, this season’s event is sure to be the scariest yet.”
An all-new circus maze featuring a terrifying madhouse will disorient guests’ illusions through fatally horrific magic, paranormal wonders and spirited thrills like never seen before. There will be a new freak show of devilish entertainers to invite guests to experience fierce and terrifying freaks. The new Coney Island inspired vintage circus ride “ferris-squel,” mini mazes and chilling side shows will have visitors shocked in awe.
The Queen Mary is often cited as one of the most haunted places in the world. This gives the Dark Harbor event an authentic atmosphere unlike any other theme-park haunt.
Dark Harbor definitely sounds to me like a unique haunted experience in comparison to many others in Southern California and the ticket prices are quite reasonable, starting at just $24 online, with Fast Fright, VIP Passes and lodging packages also available. There are also season passes including a general admission and Fast Fright Pass. Dark Harbor will be open October 3-5; 11-13; 17-20, 24-27 and Oct 31 – November 2 from 7 p.m. to midnight.
I have been coming to visit the Queen Mary Ship for a long time with my friends and family and my husband even used to work on the ship when he was in college, so I always hear about the creepy ghost stories and events that took place on the ship. I have been there for dinners, weddings, brunches, New Year’s Eve Parties, wine tasting events, as well as a variety of other activities. I have put a few pictures in this post of my past ventures on the Queen Mary. 🙂
As for a bit of history about the ship, the Queen Mary is located in the Port of Long Beach and has a rich history, authentic Art Deco décor, as well as gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean and the Long Beach city skyline. At the time of her maiden voyage in May of 1936, she was considered the grandest ocean liner ever built.
Please let me know details below about what you think of the event if you happen to go! I am looking forward to checking out this event this Thursday, October 3rd for grand opening night! Stay tuned for a picture post! 🙂 For more Halloween events in the OC & LA area check out this link here—-> OC & LA HALLOWEEN EVENTS FOR ADULTS
For some awesome kids event check out this post: HALLOWEEN PART 2 – EVENTS FOR KIDS. Also, feel free to check out HALLOWEEN PART 3 – COUPONS FOR COSTUMES AND DECORATIONS.
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